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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 moan /ˈmon/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Moan v. i. [imp. & p. p. Moaned p. pr. & vb. n. Moaning.]
 1. To make a low prolonged sound of grief or pain, whether articulate or not; to groan softly and continuously.
    Unpitied and unheard, where misery moans.   --Thomson.
 Let there bechance him pitiful mischances,
 To make him moan.   --Shak.
 2. To emit a sound like moan; -- said of things inanimate; as, the wind moans.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Moan, v. t.
 1. To bewail audibly; to lament.
 Ye floods, ye woods, ye echoes, moan
 My dear Columbo, dead and gone.   --Prior.
 2. To afflict; to distress. [Obs.]
    Which infinitely moans me.   --Beau. & Fl.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Moan, n.
 1. A low prolonged sound, articulate or not, indicative of pain or of grief; a low groan.
    Sullen moans, hollow groans.   --Pope.
 2. A low mournful or murmuring sound; -- of things.
    Rippling waters made a pleasant moan.   --Byron.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an utterance expressing pain or disapproval [syn: groan]
      v : indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure; "The students
          groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets";
          "The ancient door soughed when opened" [syn: groan, sough]